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hurricane sandy hit the northeast and people are still dealing with insurance claims to clean up of hurricane sandy estimated to be around $65 billion. u.n. officials confirm an outbreak of polio and syria the first in 14 years. there are ten confirmed cases, most of those tested are babies and toddlers. last week the u.s. launched a campaign to immunize 2.5 million children against polio and other diseases. those are the headlines here on al jazeera. real money with ali velshi is next. >> we've all heard if you like your plan you can keep it. not so fast. while millions who already buy their own health insurance are sick over what obamacare could do to their bottom line. just in time for the holidays one expert said the consumer landscape is the land mediocrity. and i'm ali velshi, this is "real money." >> this is real money. join our live conversation for the next half hour on twitter at aj real money. close to a month in and the roll out of obamacare insurance agencies is off to a very bad start. to all those who tried and using the government's website an apologizapologycharg
year since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. the super storm was one of the most damaging and most expensive to ever hit the u.s. businesses were decimated. many still have not reopened. merchants in one neighborhood hosted a block party to spur revival in the area. one of the businesses that has reopened, and she joins me now. diana. thank you for being with us. congratulations on being open. how long were you closed for? >> well, first of all i want to say happy birthday and thank you for having me on your show. >> that's a good birthday gift for me. >> thank you very much. we were closed for about three months. >> tell me what happened. >> as i understand it, your place had been renovated six months before the hurricane hit? >> yes, six months before the hurricane hit we had done a total renovation were top to bottom, brand new equipment, brand new everything. the storm hit and wiped everything out. >> what kind of damage did it do? i understand that you had a lot of water in there? >> a lot of damage doesn't begin to explain it. we had a 12-foot tidal wave over the top of the b
, and the year before that what was going on? >> last year was hurricane sandy. >> that's right. >> and i hate to say that we suffered when i see what happened to queens and new jersey. i feel to say we suffered when they were devastated down there, and the year before that it was a snow storm. we did have the hayride, one night. and the next night the hay was all covered in snow and nobody was going to come out in that kind of weather. >> i guess you don't have a on the of people in there, because they are all out there trick or treating. >> believe it or not we have been busy. events are going on in town. the cemetery i'm sure has something going on. tomorrow and saturday, the hollow and the legend are still going, even though it's november. >> laura good to see you. congratulations and i hope things continue to go well. i'll stop in for pizza one of these days. final thought goes to the stock market. the great depression started with a stock meltdown in october of 1929. panic returned six days later. this year's october's scary moments included the shutdown, but despite that, october was a
marathon. the race was cancelled last year because of superstorm sandy. >> those are the head lines, "real money" with ali velshi is up next. why howard buffet, son of one of the world's richest men prefers blue jeans and a corn field to suits and ties in a boardroom. i'm ali velshi, this is "real money" >> this is "real money", you are the important part of the show. tell us what you think. the roll out of obamacare insurance exchanges is off to a bad start. you know that. newly released documents reveal a handful of people signed up for insurance on 1st october the the day they opened for business. by the second day it was 248. to those that tried and failed to sign up using the government's website, everyone from president obama himself to health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius has apologised for the website's problems and vowed to fix it. we are hearing conflicting reports about what went wrong with the roll out. cgi, the contractor developing the site may have warned the obama administration that it would not be ready tro go live on october 1st. we know the administrati
back a year. this is what it looked like when hurricane sandy was off the coast of new jersey. this is when it - about 12 to 18 hours before it made landfall here and in parts of new jersey. that particular storm - i'll go backwards. that storm was the second strongest hurricane to ever hit the united states at 65 billion worth of damage. >>> are you ready for some football? maybe the better question is is the national football league ready for some irs. republican senator tomko burn of oklahoma is lining up against the league's nonprofit status. he says that revoking that status from the nfl and from the national hockey league would generate about $91 million in addition tax revenue every year, that's not a lot of money but consider this, $1 billion, that's the amount taxpayers pay to subsidize the nfl every year for new stadiums and other costs. at least that's by the calculation of author greg easter brook, greg has written a new book called the king of sports, football's impact on america and he joins me now. greg, good to see you, thank you for being with us. this is isn'
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